Bug 74110 - problem with upgrading from null to rc2
Summary: problem with upgrading from null to rc2
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Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Version: null
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-09-16 10:36 UTC by Hetz Ben Hamo
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:46 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-09-16 17:18:00 UTC
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Description Hetz Ben Hamo 2002-09-16 10:36:48 UTC
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Description of problem:
RPM Database problems prevents an end user to upgrade from null to rc2 (or final). Currently anaconda freezes if the RPM DB is bad (for example if you got __rpmdb stuff)

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
Just make your RPMDB bad and try to upgrade ;)	

Actual Results:  installation freezes

Expected Results:  I think it should remove the __* files from the RPM DB directory, rebuild (--rebuilddb) the RPM repository and continue installation, or at least give some info to the person

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Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-09-20 15:36:40 UTC
Upgrades from beta to the final release isn't supported.  Getting back inline
with the current version of rpm in the next release should resolve the problem,
though.   Additionally, rpm shouldn't be leaving the database in this state
anymore -- if it does, a bug needs to be filed against rpm with the exact way to
reproduce it so that Jeff can fix it.

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